Native people lived on wide prairies and deserts of the south. They spoke many languages and had a beautiful culture. In their mind, man could not own the land. Land is to be used and cherished. Suddenly their lives were shattered by hords of white men who thought the land was theirs. Little by little the great cultures disappeared, the bloody wars, diseases and starvation desstroyed the people. To understand America today-this is where you start.